This Week in Real Estate 4/23-27/2012

NeighborCity®, an online residential real estate ranking service, announced their newest service, AgentMatch® this week. AgentMatch® is a unique service that rates virtually all active residential real estate agents across the country to match the best performing agents with the specific needs of home sellers and buyers. Agents’ profiles and ratings are compiled on each agent’s historical […]

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The Short Sale Process Explained – Part II: From ATP to BPO

By Meredith, Executive Assistant Agents and sellers alike are often daunted by the ins and outs of the short sale process. Collecting documents, communicating with the bank, negotiating with an investor, all while knowing that a family may face foreclosure in the near future – it is a stressful prospect. Licensed short sale negotiators such […]

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Short Sales News This Week

Short Sales Surpass Foreclosures This week, the number of short sales on homes surpassed foreclosure deals for the first time. Recently, banks have been approving more and more short sales, looking to take less of a hit than they would with a foreclosure. Because the status of the housing market, job market, and economy has […]

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Attention: Montgomery County Residents

On Monday May 7th, the Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County (AHCMC) is holding their 21st Annual Affordable Housing Conference at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at 5701 Marinelli Road North Bethesda, MD. The conference will feature several summit panels on various topics including: Housing + Jobs Foreclosure Updates Multi-Family Rental is HOT! Housing Choices […]

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10 Important Things to Know About FHA Guidelines

Short sales can be complicated enough with conventional loans, but with FHA loans there are many more rules and regulations to abide by in order to qualify for a short sale. Please remember that FHA is much stricter with their guidelines and are not as forgiving if you do not follow them. Here are some […]

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